Visitors center, Waimea Valley Audubon Center

Waimea Valley

Highlights:
  • 45 feet high Waimea Falls
  • Botanical garden with more than 5000 plant species
  • 78 Archeological sites for history lovers
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Description:

The Waimea Valley is indeed the most beautiful place on the island of Oahu and it makes you understand the meaning of your earthly existence. It is a massive natural park that spreads over an area of 1800 acres. The visit to this place enables you to appreciate the nature and learn more about Hawaiian history and culture. The park is also a natural sanctuary for rare plants and birds exclusive to Hawaii.

The park also contains 78 archeological sites that unveil the living style and culture of ancient people of Hawaii. These sites include fishing area, shrines, houses, religious sites and agricultural farms etc. Storyboard displays present at some of the excavated sites explain the history and significance of that particular site. Tourists can indulge in many activities that continue with the cultural theme such as local Hawaiian games, Hula lessons, history walks, kapa demonstrations, lei making, listening to music, making stories with kupa and arts and crafts. 

The park also offers a spectacularly beautiful botanical garden with rare collection for lovers of natural beauty. There are more than 5000 species of tropical and subtropical plants including endangered native plants as well. 

However, the 45 feet Waimea falls is the most popular attraction of the park. The water falling form such an height creates an absorbing and mystic atmosphere enough to captivate the watchers. You can also enjoy swimming in cool and crystal clear waters of the pool. 

 
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Botanical Garden
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Daily9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Location
Waimea Valley Road, North Shore, Haleiwa, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States 96712
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